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Khiri Travel is honored to be recipient of a growing number of travel industry awards. This recognition is highly valued by all our offices across Southeast Asia. We remain steadfast on our mission of growing Khiri Travel to be the leading DMC brand in quality tourism in Asia and the champion of the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.


The #OpenThailandSafely communications campaign, led by Khiri Travel in partnership with various travel industry voices, has been honored with the 2023 WiT Travel Changemakers Award in the Local Community Engagement category. The Travel Changemakers Awards 2023, supported by ATTIA, celebrates the innovators in Asia Pacific who seized the opportunity to introduce new initiatives and programs to transform their organization and the industry, with the imaginative and clever use of technology at the heart of the change.

The International Travel Awards is a highly esteemed recognition that acknowledges the efforts of businesses operating in the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors. This internationally recognized and prestigious accolade guarantees that travel destinations that consistently surpass expectations are honored for their significant contributions to the travel industry.

TravelMole rewards websites, social media and/or mobile deployments for travel businesses and destinations that are beacons to the rest of the industry in terms of their innovative approach to design, graphics, videos, copywriting, and use online technology – to communicate effectively what the business is all about.

The TTG Travel Awards has been recognizing the best of Asia-Pacific’s travel industry since 1989. This prestigious annual event honors stellar organizations and individuals in four categories: Travel Supplier, Travel Agency, Outstanding Achievement and Travel Hall of Fame.

Wild Asia’s Responsible Tourism Awards was one of the first tourism awards in Asia specifically focused on sustainable tourism best practices. Established by Wild Asia in 2006, this annual award aimed to recognize accommodation operators who were making a positive difference in the destination where they operate by adopting sustainable management practices. The awards ended in 2016.

ITB Asia is Asia’s largest and leader in Travel Trade Show, bringing show attendees from MICE, Corporate, and Leisure sectors. It is an annually held and a pure B2B show with 100% pre-scheduled appointments. ITB Asia designed to be the primary event for the Asia Pacific travel industry, and had a record high of >27,000 business meetings.

A panel of NTCC judges assessed the Best Tourism Company applications. The judging criteria were based mainly on sustainable and responsible best practices in the office and in the field with travelers. The judges analyzed the Khiri Travel Thailand submission based on sustainability, HR development, the enhancement of Thai-Benelux relations, innovation, and the company’s business achievements.

The Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards are organized by tourism-related ministries in the five countries. There are usually six categories of the awards: airline of the year, outbound travel operator, inbound travel operator, five-star hotel, resort hotel, and eco-tourism destination of the year. All entries are assessed by a panel of five independent judges.

Recognized the world over by its slogan, ‘Asia’s Boutique Airline’, what distinguishes Bangkok Airways from other airlines are its initiatives to pioneer new routes linking cultural heritage sites and natural wonders in Thailand and the region. It also holds awards to honor its partners and other companies in the travel industry that work alongside the airline to promote responsible travel in the region.

Khiri Certification

Travelife is a leading training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reaching sustainability. It offers a fair and affordable system which helps tour operators and travel agents to manage and improve social and environmental impacts by complying with sustainability criteria. When a company meets these requirements, it will receive a Travelife award.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82 percent of total air traffic. It supports many areas of aviation activity and helps formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues. IATA accreditation simplifies business relationships between agents and airlines.

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) establishes and manages global sustainable standards, known as the GSTC Criteria. It is an independent and neutral organization, legally registered in the USA as a non-profit organization that represents a diverse and global membership, including UN agencies, NGO’s, national and provincial governments, leading travel companies, hotels, tour operators, individuals and communities – all striving to achieve best practices in sustainable tourism.